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Game review: The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf (Xbox One/Xbox Series X)
Microids and OSome Studio invite players to do some Smurfing and Smurf-up the evil Gargamel’s latest fiendish plan in The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf.
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Kiwi mobile users see nearly five times faster speeds on 5G than on Wifi
The arrival of 5G means that Wifi is no longer always superior to cellular.
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Game review: Halo Infinite Campaign (Xbox Series X)

It has been exactly 20 years since the first Halo game made the original Xbox console famous in 2001. While the original developer Bungie left the franchise to make Destiny a few years ago, the last few games have now been made by 343 Industries. 


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Hands-on review: ASUS TUF Gaming Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 motherboard
Asus aims to make upgrading to an Intel 12th generation Alder Lake CPU a little easier on your pocket with the TUF Gaming Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 motherboard.
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Hands-on Review: Thronmax Mdrill Zero Microphone & Zoom Boom Arm
A short while ago, I was given the opportunity to review the Thronmax Mdrill Zero Microphone, originally planning to use it to run online D&D games. 
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Real-life NZ tractor converted into Farming Simulator 22 game controller
In a world-first, NZ game streamer Dylan “Rudeism” Beck has created the “Tractroller”, turning Kiwi ingenuity up to eleven.
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Fortnite goes down under with new Aussie and NZ update
Get ready to say G’day with Fortnite, as the game has announced a brand new Australia and New Zealand in-game experience.
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Game review: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (PC)
This is a game with a lot of heart that fans are going to enjoy.
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New Norton study reveals severity of cyber attacks on gamers
A new special report by security software company Norton has found that two out of five gamers in New Zealand have experienced a cyber attack.
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Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – Assault on Dragon Keep: A Wonderlands One-Shot Adventure now available
Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep: A Wonderlands One-Shot Adventure features the ever-popular Tiny Tina in her inaugural story.
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Game review – Call of Duty: Vanguard (PS5)
Even though the Call of Duty series has followed the same formula for years and years, the franchise still makes millions of dollars every year.
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The LEGO Super Mario universe is getting kinda spooky
From 1 January 2022, Mario lovers will be able to get their hands on three new spooky sets.
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Hands-on review: PowerColor Red Devil AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Ultimate
As a card-carrying member of Team Green, can AMD’s Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card convince Darren Price to switch to Team Red? 
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Here we go! LEGO pays tribute to Super Mario 64 with a giant ? block & microscale levels
This block includes four buildable levels, and microfigures representing Mario, Princess Peach, King Bob-omb, and many others.
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Game Review: Psychonauts 2 (Xbox One/Xbox Series X/PC)
Psychonauts 2 offers some old-school platforming with a very polished and stylish aesthetic that makes the game one of the most unique-looking games I’ve played in a while.
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Game review – Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut (PS5)
This is the definitive version of the game, and you must play it if you didn’t pick it up last year.
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Game review: Space Invaders Invincible (Switch)
Nintendo Switch players get to experience one of the most influential video game series in history with Space Invaders Invincible.
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Game review: Chernobylite (PC)
Born from The Farm 51’s Chernobyl VR documentary, Chernobylite is a sci-fi survival game set in the haunting ruins of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Ukraine.
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Game review: F1 2021 (PC)
Codemasters’ Formula One racing franchise returns with F1 2021 and a little bit of a twist.
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DDR4
Hands-on review: Kingston Fury Renegade DDR4-4600 memory
It's possibly a bit extravagant, but with a distinctive look and RGB lighting, this RAM could be the icing on the cake for your PC gaming powerhouse.
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Kingston launches FURY DDR4 range built for gamers and overclockers
Renegade, Beast, and Impact, are all designed for gamers who want fast systems, or those who want to indulge in a little overclocking.
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Game review: Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition (PC/Xbox Series X)
This augmented version of the celebrated game affords players the opportunity to experience Metro Exodus looking better than ever.
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Hands-on review: Toshiba Canvio Gaming Portable Storage
Dynabook’s Toshiba Canvio Gaming Portable Storage hard drive may offer a solution to a problem that new console owners didn’t know they had.
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Game review: Chivalry 2 (Xbox One/Series X)
Call of Duty meets the Middle-Ages in the medieval multiplayer hack and slash Chivalry 2.